roomy

adjective
\ ˈrü-mē How to pronounce roomy (audio) , ˈru̇- \
roomier; roomiest

Definition of roomy

1 : having ample room : spacious
2 of a female mammal : having a large or well-proportioned body suited for breeding

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Other Words from roomy

roominess noun

Examples of roomy in a Sentence

a small car that's surprisingly roomy inside
Recent Examples on the Web With its sandy beaches and year-round sunshine, Los Angeles conjures up images of celebrities and tanned residents comfortably scattered in a sprawl of roomy single-family homes. NBC News, "'The gaps widen': In hard-hit L.A., Latinos bear the brunt of Covid's surge," 17 Jan. 2021 Two were essentially roomy hooded snowsuits, and one was a regular sleeping bag, but with armholes, and an opening at the bottom. Henry Alford, The New Yorker, "Dressing for Dinner When Dinner Is in a Frigid Curbside Yurt," 18 Jan. 2021 Lopez’s coat, an oversized puffer with an equally roomy hood and a floral pattern, has been making the rounds among celebrities this week. Eliza Huber, refinery29.com, "J.Lo Wore The North Face Jacket On Everyone’s Winter Wishlist," 13 Jan. 2021 Our tester wore a size smaller than her usual and found the boot was still roomy enough to pair with a chunky sock in cold weather. Adrienne Donica, Popular Mechanics, "The Best Rubber Boots for Stomping Through Mud and Puddles," 6 Jan. 2021 These pants are roomy enough to be comfortable, but not so baggy that your legs drown in them. Lindsey Vickers, USA TODAY, "Cyber Monday 2020: The best Nike, Under Armour, and Adidas deals right now," 30 Nov. 2020 Ahead of his performance, Maluma donned a roomy pastel-pink blazer and matching shorts, complete with oversized pearl button accents. Bianca Betancourt, Harper's BAZAAR, "Maluma Codesigned a Sleek, Shimmering Ensemble with Pyer Moss for the Latin Billboard Awards," 22 Oct. 2020 And every act that plays there performs on the roomy stage to make sure musicians can spread out and also aren’t too close to the audience. Deborah Martin, ExpressNews.com, "Live music concerts are slowly making a comeback in San Antonio," 14 Oct. 2020 This hatchback is surprisingly roomy inside, and the configurable rear seats allow for excellent cargo capacity. Rex Tokeshi-torres, chicagotribune.com, "Edmunds highlights small cars under $25,000," 1 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of roomy

1581, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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14 Feb 2021

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“Roomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/roomy. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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roomy

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of roomy

: having plenty of space or room

roomy

adjective
\ ˈrü-mē How to pronounce roomy (audio) , ˈru̇- \
roomier; roomiest

Kids Definition of roomy

: spacious The house has roomy closets.

Other Words from roomy

roominess noun

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